OPINION Happy Birthday Mr. Watterson Posted in: Columns On the first week of July I celebrated recognizing two events … Independence Day and Bill Watterson’s 60th Birthday! July 5th marked the day that the creator of the newspaper comic strip “Calvin and Hobbes” was born. “Calvin and Hobbes” follows the mischief and misadventures of an eight-year-old boy named Calvin and ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!